10 In other words, the following commands blindly are not part of a coonhound's genetic makeup. Put yet another way .... coonhounds can be very stubborn!
11 Consistent leadership is a must, and obedience training must be upbeat and persuasive (include occasional food rewards).
12 Coonhounds were never intended to be simply household pets. Their working behaviors (following scents, chasing things that run, exploring, baying) can be a nuisance in a normal household setting.